Monday, October 20, 2008

Women & Palin

Please pass this on- Women & Palin
I got this email today. please pass this on to as many bloggers as you know,thanks

FYI: The National Organization for Women has endorsed the Obamba-Biden
ticket for just the reasons listed below. They usually do not endorse,
but in this case believed it was absolutely necessary to take a stand.
If you agree, please pass this on.
Subject: Women and Sarah Palin
We are writing to you because of the fury and dread we have felt since
the announcement of Sarah Palin as the Vice-Presidential candidate for
the Republican Party. We believe that this terrible (?) decision has
surpassed mere partisanship, and that it is a dangerous farce on the
part of a pandering and rudderless Presidential candidate that has a
real possibility of becoming fact.
Perhaps like us, as American women, you share the fear of what Ms.
Palin and her professed beliefs and proven record could lead to for
ourselves and for our present or future daughters. To date, she is
against sex education, birth control, the pro-choice platform,
environmental protection, alternative energy development, freedom of
speech, gun control, the separation of church and state, and polar
bears -- to say nothing of her complete lack of real preparation to
become the second-(and possibly first)-most-powerful person on the
We want to clarify that we are not against Sarah Palin as a woman, a
mother, or, for that matter, a parent of a pregnant teenager, but
solely as a rash, incompetent, and altogether devastating choice for
Vice President. Ms. Palin's political views are in every way a slap in
the face to the accomplishments that our mothers and grandmothers and
great-grandmothers so fiercely fought for, and from which we've so
demonstrably benefited.
First and foremost, Ms. Palin does not represent us. She does not
demonstrate or uphold our interests as American women. It is presumed
that the inclusion of a woman on the Republican ticket could win over
women voters.
We want to disagree, publicly. If you agree that Palin is an
irresponsible, even dangerous, choice for VP, please consider
participating in this drive. Gentlemen, send this to the women you
know and care for. I know it's tough to understand the way this choice
is impacting women, but I have never seen so many women so outraged,
angry and distraught in my entire life. We'd like our voices heard.
If you agree, PLEASE FORWARD WIDELY! If you send this to 20 women in
the next hour, you could be blessed with a country that takes your
concerns? Seriously. Stranger things have happened.

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